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Good news to the core

Woman: What are you carrying? Wait, listen, I’ve got some questions about this. Look, I have a problem in my life. Tell me, what can I do about this? What’s your advice? Tamie: Well, here’s the context… Woman: No, listen, just tell me straight. This is my problem. What exactly […]

Songs we are singing

This is the current list of songs that one or both of us have memorised and sing at bedtime as part of our family liturgy. The Cardiphonia albums curated by Bruce Benedict have been a goldmine for us. I’m hoping that we can increasingly use the church year as a rubric […]

A poem for Red Twin

Arthur Davis, Friday, 16 March 2018 ~ Waiting Little ones murmur and squawk We mung on Vietnamese rolls The four women keep watch with their hands Hold her with their eyes There’s so much life in here Her breath Itchy head Is she in pain? No Wiggles on the iPad […]

Nazif – Short film from Kenya

A friend shared this and I really enjoyed it — lots of layers, with messages for everyone. Nazif short film on Facebook The description from the producer, Film Lab Kenya, reads: Nazif is a man of Muslim background and the father of Aisha, his four year old beautiful yet hyperactive […]

Starting to use the Examen prayer

As I work through the Spiritual Disciplines Handbook with a friend, I’ve started using the Examen, an Ignatian/Jesuit prayer approach. It’s about noticing yourself and your time in the presence of God, an ‘examination of consciousness’. It’s traditionally used at noon and day’s end. This version comes from Jesuitprayer.org but have a […]